Alicia Etheredge is an American producer. She is the second wife of actor, singer, and dancer Bobby Brown whom she married in 2012. She has been his manager and has also managed the careers of other well-known celebrities, including former basketball star Magic Johnson and R&B singer Macy Gray. In addition, she has produced many TV shows in her career. A mother of two beautiful daughters and a son, the lady is often publicly praised by her husband. According to him, she is the one who has ignited his faith in the supreme power. He loves and respects her and doesn’t hesitate to talk openly about what he feels for her. However, Etheredge is also considered a controversial figure. In 2018, her sister-in-law called her a “bad woman” and even claimed that her brother was totally under the control of his wife. She was also accused of ill-treating Bobbi Kristina Brown, Brown's daughter with his first wife.
Childhood & Early Life
Alicia Etheredge was born on December 21, 1973 in Culver City, California, USA. She is a graduate of Howard University. She hails from a family of entrepreneurs. Her sister, Kim, is the co-founder of a hair product line called Mixed Chicks and her brother, Justin, works in the film industry. Etheredge’s hobbies are traveling, dancing, and cycling.
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In 2008, Alicia Etheredge joined Bobby Brown’s management team. She had previously worked for many sports and music personalities, including Magic Johnson and Macy Gray. Etheredge is also a TV producer and has been associated with a number of TV programs, including ‘Outsider's Inn,’ ‘The Real,’ and ‘The Insider.’ She has also appeared in ‘Omg!’
Relationship with Bobby Brown
Alicia Etheredge’s relationship with her husband Bobby Brown has generally been kept out of the limelight. However, some details about the couple’s personal life have surfaced in the recent years.
It is reported that the two first met as teens and became close friends. Etheredge also attended Brown’s first marriage to Whitney Houston in the year 1992. In 2008, she joined him in a professional capacity when he asked her to be a part of his management team. Sparks flew between Etheredge and Bobby, who had by now divorced Houston. Their first child, son Cassius, was born in the year 2009. The couple got engaged in 2010 and went on to marry in 2012 in Hawaii. They later had two daughters, Bodhi Jameson Rein Brown, who was born on July 9, 2015, and Hendrix Estelle Sheba Brown, who was born barley a year later, on July 21, 2016. From her marriage to Brown, Etheredge also became the stepmother of his four kids born from previous relationships. Her stepchildren included reality star Bobbi Kristina Brown who tragically passed away in 2015.
In September 2018, her husband talked about their married life in an interview with ‘Essence Magazine.’ According to him, his wife has made him a better person, both spiritually and personally. Etheredge has also talked about what still keeps their marriage going strong despite the inevitable ups and downs in their lives. She stated that they both walk together in gratitude, which is the most essential in a relationship.
Controversies & Scandals
On 9 February 2006, Alicia Etheredge was arrested for driving under influence and served 209 hours of community service.
In September 2018, Bobby Brown’s sister Leolah Brown Muhammad spoke about Etheredge’s part in her brother’s documentary miniseries, ‘The Bobby Brown Story.’ Muhammad claimed that her brother had lied about his second wife’s character in the series. She spoke about her sister-in-law’s negative behavior with her family members. According to her, her brother Bobby Brown is under the full control of Alicia Etheredge, who won’t even allow him to give money for his own mother’s medicine. Muhammad also alleged that her late niece, Bobbi Kristina, had also been treated badly by Etheredge.